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Model of Woodfield et al for Predicting Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Risk Based on the American Society of Anesthesiologist (ASA) Classification and Wound Category

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Infectious Diseases

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Woodfield et al predicted the rate of surgical site infection (SSI) based on a procedures ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists) classification and wound category. This information can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Otago in Dunedin and the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

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